Russian rescuers were still looking for five missing sailors on Tuesday morning.
Cancer Drug Fails Key Trial, Will No Longer Be Prescribed
By Ankur Banerjee and Julie Steenhuysen
(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent.
No new U.S. patients will be started on the drug and Lilly is suspending promotion of the medicine, the company said.
U.S. Air Safety Agents Absences Hit Record Level; Shutdown in Day 31
By David Shepardson and Katanga Johnson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration, where employees are going unpaid amid a partial government shutdown, said on Monday that unscheduled absences among U.S. airport security officers rose to a record 10 percent on Sunday as the shutdown reached its 31st day.
The agency said the rate was up from the previous high of 7 percent on Saturday.
Deep Freeze Grips Eastern United States, 12-year-old Dies in Chicago
By Rich McKay
(Reuters) - Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday, with the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors.
The arctic blast of frigid air has followed a January storm that dumped more than a foot (30 cm) of snow and sleet across the Northeast, which started melting Sunday.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris Jumps into 2020 White House Race
By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her background as a prosecutor.
Harris, 54, the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, enters the race with the potential advantage of being the Democratic candidate who looks most like the party's increasingly diverse base of young, female and minority voters.
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